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NY 258 is located entirely within the town of Groveland in Livingston County, connecting NY 36 in the hamlet of Ross Corners to NY 63 in the hamlet of Groveland. Above: looking eastbound on NY 258 at sunset from just east of NY 36.
Credit: flickr
NY 258 is located entirely within the town of Groveland in Livingston County, connecting NY 36 in the hamlet of Ross Corners to NY 63 in the hamlet of Groveland. Above: looking eastbound on NY 258 at sunset from just east of NY 36.



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In New York, US 9 extends 325.01 miles (523.05 km) from the George Washington Bridge in Manhattan to an interchange with Interstate 87 just south of the Canada – United States border in the town of Champlain. Above: US 9 passes through a rural area north of Red Hook.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
In New York, US 9 extends 325.01 miles (523.05 km) from the George Washington Bridge in Manhattan to an interchange with Interstate 87 just south of the Canada – United States border in the town of Champlain. Above: US 9 passes through a rural area north of Red Hook.



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NY 32 is a north–south state highway that extends for 176.73 miles (284.42 km) through the Hudson Valley and Capital District regions of the U.S. state of New York. Here, the highway is concurrent with NY 213.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
NY 32 is a north–south state highway that extends for 176.73 miles (284.42 km) through the Hudson Valley and Capital District regions of the U.S. state of New York. Here, the highway is concurrent with NY 213.



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NY 308  is a short state highway, 6.19 miles (9.96 km) in length, located entirely in northern Dutchess County. It is a major collector road through mostly rural areas that serves primarily as a shortcut for traffic from the two main north–south routes in the area, US 9 and NY 9G, to get to NY 199 and the Taconic State Parkway. Shown above is NY 308's western terminus in Rhinebeck.
Credit: User:Airtuna08
NY 308 is a short state highway, 6.19 miles (9.96 km) in length, located entirely in northern Dutchess County. It is a major collector road through mostly rural areas that serves primarily as a shortcut for traffic from the two main north–south routes in the area, US 9 and NY 9G, to get to NY 199 and the Taconic State Parkway. Shown above is NY 308's western terminus in Rhinebeck.



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Approaching NY 252A on NY 383 northbound in Chili. NY 252A begins to the left at the intersection in the background.
Credit: User:TwinsMetsFan
Approaching NY 252A on NY 383 northbound in Chili. NY 252A begins to the left at the intersection in the background.



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NY 747 is a state highway in northeast Orange County. It officially came into existence when exit 5A on Interstate 84 was completed and opened in 2007. Most of NY 747 was formerly Orange County Route 54, known locally as Drury Lane in the towns of Montgomery, Newburgh and New Windsor. Above is a view of NY 747's interchange with I-84 in February 2007, roughly five months prior to its completion.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
NY 747 is a state highway in northeast Orange County. It officially came into existence when exit 5A on Interstate 84 was completed and opened in 2007. Most of NY 747 was formerly Orange County Route 54, known locally as Drury Lane in the towns of Montgomery, Newburgh and New Windsor. Above is a view of NY 747's interchange with I-84 in February 2007, roughly five months prior to its completion.



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NY 444 is a north–south state highway in Ontario County. It serves as a connector between the overlapping routes of U.S. Route 20, NY 5, and NY 64 south of the village of Bloomfield and NY 96 in the village of Victor. NY 444 passes the Ganondagan State Historic Site south of Victor. Above is the first reassurance marker on northbound NY 444.
Credit: User:TwinsMetsFan
NY 444 is a north–south state highway in Ontario County. It serves as a connector between the overlapping routes of U.S. Route 20, NY 5, and NY 64 south of the village of Bloomfield and NY 96 in the village of Victor. NY 444 passes the Ganondagan State Historic Site south of Victor. Above is the first reassurance marker on northbound NY 444.



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NY 324 officially extends from NY 384 in Niagara Falls to NY 5 in Clarence via Grand Island. The route overlaps Interstate 190 twice in order to reach the island town. Above: the Sheridan Drive portion of NY 324 as seen from the vicinity of Delaware Avenue (NY 384) in the town of Tonawanda, north of Buffalo.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
NY 324 officially extends from NY 384 in Niagara Falls to NY 5 in Clarence via Grand Island. The route overlaps Interstate 190 twice in order to reach the island town. Above: the Sheridan Drive portion of NY 324 as seen from the vicinity of Delaware Avenue (NY 384) in the town of Tonawanda, north of Buffalo.



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An old reverse curve sign on "old" North Washington Street (former NY 253) in Penfield. The assembly clearly dates back to when the road was still state-maintained, either as part of NY 253 or as a reference route.
Credit: User:TwinsMetsFan
An old reverse curve sign on "old" North Washington Street (former NY 253) in Penfield. The assembly clearly dates back to when the road was still state-maintained, either as part of NY 253 or as a reference route.



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Reference marker for NY 57 along its former routing (now Oswego County's County Route 57) north of Phoenix. Note that the last two digits in the third row have been patched, possibly reflecting a change in mileage along the route.
Credit: User:TwinsMetsFan
Reference marker for NY 57 along its former routing (now Oswego County's County Route 57) north of Phoenix. Note that the last two digits in the third row have been patched, possibly reflecting a change in mileage along the route.



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An old-style reference marker on Lake Road in Webster, bearing markings for NY 18. This part of Lake Road was part of NY 18 from the 1930s to the 1970s, and was transferred from state maintenance to county maintenance in 2007.
Credit: User:TwinsMetsFan
An old-style reference marker on Lake Road in Webster, bearing markings for NY 18. This part of Lake Road was part of NY 18 from the 1930s to the 1970s, and was transferred from state maintenance to county maintenance in 2007.



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NY 214 is a short but scenic state highway in the heart of the Catskill Park. It runs north–south from near the hamlet of Phoenicia up near an old railroad route into the narrow pass known as Stony Clove Notch, then down into the upper Schoharie Creek valley to end near Hunter. The photo above is looking south along NY 214 toward Hunter Mountain.
Credit: User:Mitchazenia
NY 214 is a short but scenic state highway in the heart of the Catskill Park. It runs north–south from near the hamlet of Phoenicia up near an old railroad route into the narrow pass known as Stony Clove Notch, then down into the upper Schoharie Creek valley to end near Hunter. The photo above is looking south along NY 214 toward Hunter Mountain.



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A misshaped shield for Interstate 290 along East Niagara Street at NY 425 in Tonawanda. Other signage errors exist in other parts of the town, including a Connecticut-style shield along NY 265.
Credit: flickr
A misshaped shield for Interstate 290 along East Niagara Street at NY 425 in Tonawanda. Other signage errors exist in other parts of the town, including a Connecticut-style shield along NY 265.



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NY 174  is a state highway that passes through mostly rural regions in Onondaga County. It begins at an intersection with NY 41 in Borodino and heads generally northward to a junction with NY 5 west of the village of Camillus. Above is a view along northbound NY 174 as it heads eastward toward Otisco Lake.
Credit: User:Lvklock
NY 174 is a state highway that passes through mostly rural regions in Onondaga County. It begins at an intersection with NY 41 in Borodino and heads generally northward to a junction with NY 5 west of the village of Camillus. Above is a view along northbound NY 174 as it heads eastward toward Otisco Lake.



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View along northbound US 9 and westbound US 20 in Rensselaer. At center is Empire State Plaza, the center of New York's state government.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
View along northbound US 9 and westbound US 20 in Rensselaer. At center is Empire State Plaza, the center of New York's state government.



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Looking east along New York City's Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive from the Manhattan Bridge.
Credit: User:Jim.henderson
Looking east along New York City's Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive from the Manhattan Bridge.



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The Hawk's Nest along NY 97 near Port Jervis. The Delaware River runs in the valley below.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
The Hawk's Nest along NY 97 near Port Jervis. The Delaware River runs in the valley below.



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A hairpin turn along US 44 and NY 55 in the Mohonk Preserve near Gardiner.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
A hairpin turn along US 44 and NY 55 in the Mohonk Preserve near Gardiner.



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The interchange between I-87 and I-287 in Suffern. I-287 and I-87 enter from the left as concurrent highways and split at the junction. I-287 south leaves toward the top of the image while I-87 north leaves to the right.
Credit: User:Mwanner
The interchange between I-87 and I-287 in Suffern. I-287 and I-87 enter from the left as concurrent highways and split at the junction. I-287 south leaves toward the top of the image while I-87 north leaves to the right.



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NY 73 is a state highway located entirely within Essex County. The highway begins at an intersection with NY 86 in the village of Lake Placid and ends at a junction with U.S. Route 9 north of the hamlet of Underwood. NY 73 meanders through mountainous regions of Adirondack Park, such as Keene Valley (pictured above).
Credit: User:Mwanner
NY 73 is a state highway located entirely within Essex County. The highway begins at an intersection with NY 86 in the village of Lake Placid and ends at a junction with U.S. Route 9 north of the hamlet of Underwood. NY 73 meanders through mountainous regions of Adirondack Park, such as Keene Valley (pictured above).



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NY 429 runs from NY 265 and NY 384 in North Tonawanda to NY 104 on the border between the towns of Cambria and Lewiston. Above, the route descends the Niagara Escarpment as it nears its northern end.
Credit: User:Daniel Case
NY 429 runs from NY 265 and NY 384 in North Tonawanda to NY 104 on the border between the towns of Cambria and Lewiston. Above, the route descends the Niagara Escarpment as it nears its northern end.



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NY 144 is a road connecting US 9W in the hamlet of Hannacroix in the town of New Baltimore to NY 32 in the town of Bethlehem. Above: NY 144 northbound approaching the Greene County–Albany County line in the town of New Baltimore.
Credit: flickr
NY 144 is a road connecting US 9W in the hamlet of Hannacroix in the town of New Baltimore to NY 32 in the town of Bethlehem. Above: NY 144 northbound approaching the Greene CountyAlbany County line in the town of New Baltimore.